The property of Jim and Letha Richie will be going up on the auction block next month. The Richie’s operated Richies Department Store in downtown Summerville for decades. Letha Richie passed away last year and now the couple’s properties are being sold.
Dempsey Auction Company of Rome is handling the auction for the estate. In addition to the Richie’s Department Store Building across the courthouse, the couple’s home on Highway 27 will be sold and several other commercial properties around Summerville.
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